Programs Newton Free Library
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Monday November 26, 2018
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Green Newton Series
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2018/wxgreennewtonfinal.jpgLearn about heat pumps as an alternative for both heating and cooling your home from two experts. Nathan Phillips will discuss the need to electrify the building heating sector. Dr. Philip Hanser, who has a split system, will speak about heat pumps and split systems for installation in homes including how they work.

Cosponsored by Green Newton, the series features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here.

 

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday November 28, 2018
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Vision Board 101
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2018/wx08_28_Program_Vision_board-Wheat_Field.jpgDo you have a vision for yourself or a direction that you want to go in life? By using visualization and the law of attraction, you can add another dimension to your idea by physically creating a scene that attracts what you seek. Join Senior Library Assistant, Roxanne, for this hands-on program and learn to create a vision board. Magazines will be provided. Or, if you prefer, bring your own magazine that can be cut up. For ages 16+. Registration is required. 

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
There are 13 spaces available.
Friday November 30, 2018
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Tour of the Library
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the library? We will be offering several tours each month that will:

  • Show you where and how we process new materials
  • Introduce you to some of our talented staff members that help make the library a special part of the community
  • Get you up close to the sorter machine
  • Fill you in on some of the little known details of our wonderful library
  • Tours last approximately one hour, meet inside the parking lot entrance
CONTACT:  romcgrath@minlib.net  617 796 1360  romcgrath@minlib.net
LOCATION: Gallery
Monday December 3, 2018
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Movie Night Monday
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Ant man and the wasp imageMonday Night Movie: Ant-Man and the Wasp. Ant-Man teams up with Hope van Dyne, who has been given her own super suit to become The Wasp. The mismatched pair face off against Ghost while investigating the real story behind their abilities. Rated PG-13. Runtime 118 minutes.                                         

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday December 6, 2018
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday December 11, 2018
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Strategies for Coping With Holiday Stress
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join Nanci Ginty Butler, LICSW for a program on strategies for coping with holiday stress. Details will follow. The program is cosponsored by Riverside Community Care.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday December 20, 2018
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Friday December 28, 2018
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Tour of the Library
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the library? We will be offering several tours each month that will:

  • Show you where and how we process new materials
  • Introduce you to some of our talented staff members that help make the library a special part of the community
  • Get you up close to the sorter machine
  • Fill you in on some of the little known details of our wonderful library
  • Tours last approximately one hour, meet inside the parking lot entrance
CONTACT:  romcgrath@minlib.net  617 796 1360  romcgrath@minlib.net
LOCATION: Gallery
Thursday January 3, 2019
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Wednesday January 16, 2019
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Energy Management Workshop
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to improve your vitality, reduce your anxiety and increase your joy? Join Rachel Rice of Five Rhythms Consulting for a hands-on workshop. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday January 17, 2019
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday January 22, 2019
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Caring for Parents and Ourselves
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jody Gastfriend will give a talk on caring for our parents and ourselves. Copies of her book, My Parent's Keeper, will be on sale as part of the event. Cosponsored by City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Book sale follows with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday January 24, 2019
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Creating Greenways Along the Charles
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion about the history of the Charles River in Newton. The panelists will also present a vision of how local greenways could be created and explore the role greenways play in maintaining rivers and supporting important community goals such as health and village vitality. The program is cosponsored by the Riverside Greenway Working Group which is a coalition of Lower Falls and Auburndale neighbors, Newton Conservators, Bike Newton, Green Newton and Solomon Foundation.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Monday February 4, 2019
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Movie Night Monday
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy a newly releases movie. Movie to be announced shortly.                                          

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday February 7, 2019
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Program-Jobs, Career
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development Series and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career. The series is facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler-Loeb. Details on program content to follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
 
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday February 9, 2019
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Tax Help
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taxtime

The AARP® Tax-Aide™ Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand to prepare tax returns and answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. The program is designed to serve low and moderate income taxpayers and there are some limits on the scope of the returns that can be prepared.  Please check the guidlines here. Patrons will be asked to register on arrival and will be assisted on a first come-first served basis.

Please bring your social security card, a photo ID, copy of last year's (2017) federal and state tax returns plus all relevant 2018 tax documents you received such as W-2 wage statement, 1099 interest statement, health insurance coverage etc.  The new 2018 tax returns will be eFiled for free.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Poetry Reading and Open Mike
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/04_2018/wxPoetry.jpgThe poetry series meets once a month from September-November and also February-April. Each month three, prominent, published poets give readings. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Saturday February 16, 2019
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Tax Help
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taxtime

The AARP® Tax-Aide™ Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand to prepare tax returns and answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. The program is designed to serve low and moderate income taxpayers and there are some limits on the scope of the returns that can be prepared.  Please check the guidlines here. Patrons will be asked to register on arrival and will be assisted on a first come-first served basis.

Please bring your social security card, a photo ID, copy of last year's (2017) federal and state tax returns plus all relevant 2018 tax documents you received such as W-2 wage statement, 1099 interest statement, health insurance coverage etc.  The new 2018 tax returns will be eFiled for free.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday February 19, 2019
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Brexit Update
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Boston College Professor Peter Maloney will give an update on Brexit. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday February 21, 2019
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday February 23, 2019
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Tax Help
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taxtime

The AARP® Tax-Aide™ Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand to prepare tax returns and answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. The program is designed to serve low and moderate income taxpayers and there are some limits on the scope of the returns that can be prepared.  Please check the guidlines here. Patrons will be asked to register on arrival and will be assisted on a first come-first served basis.

Please bring your social security card, a photo ID, copy of last year's (2017) federal and state tax returns plus all relevant 2018 tax documents you received such as W-2 wage statement, 1099 interest statement, health insurance coverage etc.  The new 2018 tax returns will be eFiled for free.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday February 25, 2019
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Green Newton Series
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2018/wxgreennewtonfinal.jpgCosponsored by Green Newton, the series features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday February 27, 2019
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Vision Board 101
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2018/wx08_28_Program_Vision_board-Wheat_Field.jpgDo you have a vision for yourself or a direction that you want to go in life? By using visualization and the law of attraction, you can add another dimension to your idea by physically creating a scene that attracts what you seek. Join Senior Library Assistant, Roxanne, for this hands-on program and learn to create a vision board. Magazines will be provided. Or, if you prefer, bring your own magazine that can be cut up. For ages 16+. Registration is required. 

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday March 2, 2019
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Tax Help
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taxtime

The AARP® Tax-Aide™ Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand to prepare tax returns and answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. The program is designed to serve low and moderate income taxpayers and there are some limits on the scope of the returns that can be prepared.  Please check the guidlines here. Patrons will be asked to register on arrival and will be assisted on a first come-first served basis.

Please bring your social security card, a photo ID, copy of last year's (2017) federal and state tax returns plus all relevant 2018 tax documents you received such as W-2 wage statement, 1099 interest statement, health insurance coverage etc.  The new 2018 tax returns will be eFiled for free.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday March 4, 2019
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Movie Night Monday
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy a newly releases movie. Movie to be announced shortly.                                          

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday March 6, 2019
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Understanding Ranked Choice Voting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A representative from Voter Choice Massachusetts will explain how ranked choice voting would work if adopted in Massachusetts. This program is cosponsored by the League of Women Voters/Newton. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday March 7, 2019
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday March 9, 2019
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Tax Help
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taxtime

The AARP® Tax-Aide™ Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand to prepare tax returns and answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. The program is designed to serve low and moderate income taxpayers and there are some limits on the scope of the returns that can be prepared.  Please check the guidlines here. Patrons will be asked to register on arrival and will be assisted on a first come-first served basis.

Please bring your social security card, a photo ID, copy of last year's (2017) federal and state tax returns plus all relevant 2018 tax documents you received such as W-2 wage statement, 1099 interest statement, health insurance coverage etc.  The new 2018 tax returns will be eFiled for free.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday March 12, 2019
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Poetry Reading and Open Mike
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/04_2018/wxPoetry.jpgThe poetry series meets once a month from September-November and also February-April. Each month three, prominent, published poets give readings. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday March 13, 2019
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You and Your Financial Future
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Are you on track to achieve your financial goals now and throughout your life? Join us for the You and Your Financial Future series where you will learn about a variety of important money-related topics. Dr. David Griswold will moderate. This year the series will focus on:

  • Taxes
  • Financing a College Education
  • Financial Planning Strategies

Dr. David Griswold taught finance and economics at Boston University in the Questrom School of Business from 2001 to 2018, and is President of Vantage Point Financial, affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network, where he has been offering comprehensive financial planning services since 2002. Cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday March 14, 2019
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The Wonder of Pi
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join Chris Rycroft for a historical overview of something which has fascinated mathematicians for millennia—the number ?. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Saturday March 16, 2019
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Tax Help
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taxtime

The AARP® Tax-Aide™ Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand to prepare tax returns and answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. The program is designed to serve low and moderate income taxpayers and there are some limits on the scope of the returns that can be prepared.  Please check the guidlines here. Patrons will be asked to register on arrival and will be assisted on a first come-first served basis.

Please bring your social security card, a photo ID, copy of last year's (2017) federal and state tax returns plus all relevant 2018 tax documents you received such as W-2 wage statement, 1099 interest statement, health insurance coverage etc.  The new 2018 tax returns will be eFiled for free.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday March 19, 2019
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History and Culture of Saris Part II
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday March 21, 2019
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Program-Jobs, Career
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development Series and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career. The series is facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler-Loeb. Details on program content to follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
 
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday March 23, 2019
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Tax Help
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taxtime

The AARP® Tax-Aide™ Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand to prepare tax returns and answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. The program is designed to serve low and moderate income taxpayers and there are some limits on the scope of the returns that can be prepared.  Please check the guidlines here. Patrons will be asked to register on arrival and will be assisted on a first come-first served basis.

Please bring your social security card, a photo ID, copy of last year's (2017) federal and state tax returns plus all relevant 2018 tax documents you received such as W-2 wage statement, 1099 interest statement, health insurance coverage etc.  The new 2018 tax returns will be eFiled for free.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday March 25, 2019
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Green Newton Series
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2018/wxgreennewtonfinal.jpgCosponsored by Green Newton, the series features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Saturday March 30, 2019
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Tax Help
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taxtime

The AARP® Tax-Aide™ Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand to prepare tax returns and answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. The program is designed to serve low and moderate income taxpayers and there are some limits on the scope of the returns that can be prepared.  Please check the guidlines here. Patrons will be asked to register on arrival and will be assisted on a first come-first served basis.

Please bring your social security card, a photo ID, copy of last year's (2017) federal and state tax returns plus all relevant 2018 tax documents you received such as W-2 wage statement, 1099 interest statement, health insurance coverage etc.  The new 2018 tax returns will be eFiled for free.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday April 1, 2019
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Movie Night Monday
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy a newly releases movie. Movie to be announced shortly.                                          

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday April 4, 2019
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday April 6, 2019
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Tax Help
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taxtime

The AARP® Tax-Aide™ Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand to prepare tax returns and answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. The program is designed to serve low and moderate income taxpayers and there are some limits on the scope of the returns that can be prepared.  Please check the guidlines here. Patrons will be asked to register on arrival and will be assisted on a first come-first served basis.

Please bring your social security card, a photo ID, copy of last year's (2017) federal and state tax returns plus all relevant 2018 tax documents you received such as W-2 wage statement, 1099 interest statement, health insurance coverage etc.  The new 2018 tax returns will be eFiled for free.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday April 9, 2019
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Poetry Reading and Open Mike
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/04_2018/wxPoetry.jpgThe poetry series meets once a month from September-November and also February-April. Each month three, prominent, published poets give readings. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday April 11, 2019
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Program-Jobs, Career
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development Series and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career. The series is facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler-Loeb. Details on program content to follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Saturday April 13, 2019
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Tax Help
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taxtime

The AARP® Tax-Aide™ Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand to prepare tax returns and answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. The program is designed to serve low and moderate income taxpayers and there are some limits on the scope of the returns that can be prepared.  Please check the guidlines here. Patrons will be asked to register on arrival and will be assisted on a first come-first served basis.

Please bring your social security card, a photo ID, copy of last year's (2017) federal and state tax returns plus all relevant 2018 tax documents you received such as W-2 wage statement, 1099 interest statement, health insurance coverage etc.  The new 2018 tax returns will be eFiled for free.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Wednesday April 17, 2019
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You and Your Financial Future
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Are you on track to achieve your financial goals now and throughout your life? Join us for the You and Your Financial Future series where you will learn about a variety of important money-related topics. Dr. David Griswold will moderate. This year the series will focus on:

  • Taxes
  • Financing a College Education
  • Financial Planning Strategies

Dr. David Griswold taught finance and economics at Boston University in the Questrom School of Business from 2001 to 2018, and is President of Vantage Point Financial, affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network, where he has been offering comprehensive financial planning services since 2002. Cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday April 18, 2019
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday April 22, 2019
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Green Newton Series
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2018/wxgreennewtonfinal.jpgCosponsored by Green Newton, the series features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Monday April 29, 2019
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Prime Time: A Staged Reading
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join local star Annette Miller for a staged reading of the anti-ageist comedy, Prime Time. The play chronicles the experiences of diva, Gloria Aran, star of a long-running TV soap opera who is told that the producers are killing off her character to make way for a younger demographic. Aran, fights back, first trying "rejuvenation," and then authentically taking charge of her future. Age critic Margaret M. Gullette will facilitate an audience discussion following the production.
 
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday April 30, 2019
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Good Shepherd Community Care
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Details will follow on this workshop cosponsored by Good Shepherd Community Care.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday May 2, 2019
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday May 6, 2019
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Movie Night Monday
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy a newly releases movie. Movie to be announced shortly.                                          

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday May 8, 2019
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You and Your Financial Future
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Are you on track to achieve your financial goals now and throughout your life? Join us for the You and Your Financial Future series where you will learn about a variety of important money-related topics. Dr. David Griswold will moderate. This year the series will focus on:

  • Taxes
  • Financing a College Education
  • Financial Planning Strategies

Dr. David Griswold taught finance and economics at Boston University in the Questrom School of Business from 2001 to 2018, and is President of Vantage Point Financial, affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network, where he has been offering comprehensive financial planning services since 2002. Cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Details will follow. Cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday May 16, 2019
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Program-Jobs, Career
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development Series and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career. The series is facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler-Loeb. Details on program content to follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
 
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday May 20, 2019
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Green Newton Series
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2018/wxgreennewtonfinal.jpgCosponsored by Green Newton, the series features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday May 22, 2019
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Vision Board 101
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2018/wx08_28_Program_Vision_board-Wheat_Field.jpgDo you have a vision for yourself or a direction that you want to go in life? By using visualization and the law of attraction, you can add another dimension to your idea by physically creating a scene that attracts what you seek. Join Senior Library Assistant, Roxanne, for this hands-on program and learn to create a vision board. Magazines will be provided. Or, if you prefer, bring your own magazine that can be cut up. For ages 16+. Registration is required. 

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday June 3, 2019
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Movie Night Monday
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy a newly releases movie. Movie to be announced shortly.                                          

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday June 6, 2019
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday June 10, 2019
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Green Newton Series
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2018/wxgreennewtonfinal.jpgCosponsored by Green Newton, the series features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Thursday June 20, 2019
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Mindfulness Meditation Group
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/Logos/Mindfulness%20red.jpgBreathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. No previous experience required. Appropriate for ages 14+. Led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Wednesday August 28, 2019
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Vision Board 101
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2018/wx08_28_Program_Vision_board-Wheat_Field.jpgDo you have a vision for yourself or a direction that you want to go in life? By using visualization and the law of attraction, you can add another dimension to your idea by physically creating a scene that attracts what you seek. Join Senior Library Assistant, Roxanne, for this hands-on program and learn to create a vision board. Magazines will be provided. Or, if you prefer, bring your own magazine that can be cut up. For ages 16+. Registration is required. 

LOCATION: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday October 28, 2019
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Pastel Painting with Greg Maichack
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join Greg Maichack, a Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) pastel demonstrator, for a workshop in which you will produce your own Impressionist pastel painting inspired by Sailboat at Le Petit-Gennevilliers. Space is limited. Registration (required) is on a first come, first served basis and will open in fall 2019.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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